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Muslim American YouTube prankster removed from plane for disruptive behavior

December 29, 2016

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, two Muslim Americans were escorted off a Delta Air Lines flight in London after causing a disturbance for the other passengers. The two men claim that the reason they were escorted...

Fake news leads to real problems

December 29, 2016

Abraham Lincoln once said, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet just because there’s a picture with a quote next to it.” There was once a time when I wouldn’t have to explain that...

Florida lake releases more damage than tourism

February 11, 2016

Freshwater releases from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers have caused commotion in the past, but it seems that the residents on the banks are concerned. Due to four days of...

An unborn child has the right to live

January 17, 2016

I’m pro-life because an innocent human being should be able to get a chance at life rather than not existing at all. In the United States, the consequence for taking or harming a bald eagle is $5,000...

Police custody shouldn’t be a death sentence

January 14, 2016

In a tragic, yet sadly not unexpected turn of events in police brutality rules, dash cam video of a Florida woman dying in police custody was released to the public this week. Barbara Dawson was...

Winning this year’s record-breaking Powerball may do more harm than good

January 12, 2016

With the winnings for the largest Powerball in history reaching $1.5 billion, much consideration is put into what you could buy with the remaining $785 million, after taxes. However, would the winnings...

Global warming is a fraud

January 8, 2016

Letter in reference to Jan. 2 Eagle News  article “Going to the beach in January” by Iman Zekri Dear Editor: It is a mistake for Iman Zekri to make a link between extreme weather and global warming. This...

It’s time to face new technology as we enter 2016

January 7, 2016

In a world addicted to seamless connection, technology only keeps advancing, but this time, that technology won’t be at our fingertips. Instead, it’s going to be closer than ever: on our faces. Slated...

A trendy holiday shouldn’t be the catalyst for you to make a change

January 6, 2016

It’s the new year. So, it’s time for a new you, right? It’s time for resolutions: eat better, go to the gym, cut out all the negative people in your life, drink less Starbucks, read more and watch...

Why I am pro-abortion

January 6, 2016

I’m pro for a lot of things. I’m pro-education, pro-chemotherapy, and most of all, pro-choice. When it comes to a topic like abortion, I’m pro-abortion. Pro-choice indicates what I would hope our...

Obama’s executive power should not decide gun laws

January 3, 2016

For what it’s worth, President Obama has done a fairly decent job seeking out the change he wants in this country during the last stretch of his final term; he’s been able to help rename indigenous...

Going to the beach in January: An abnormally warm winter

January 2, 2016

Most people in Florida have spent this winter sunbathing at the beach. Americans on the east coast aren't purchasing winter coats and boots but sunscreen and bathing suits. Instead of indulging in hot...

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